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The elephant and the fridge. Sunday September 15, 2013

Remember that tame old joke?

Q. How do you get an elephant into your fridge?
...I don't know how do you?
A. Open the door and put it inside.

Very corny I know but it always reminds me that in order to get something seemingly impossible done we need to change our thinking.

And remember that rejoinder...
Q. How do you get a tiger in your fridge?
...Open the door and put it inside?
A. No. Open the door. Take out the elephant and put the tiger in.

So every time you open your fridge door, you can choose to change the way you think and see things a whole lot differently.

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http://moodscope.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-elephant-and-fridge.html


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Julia Sun, Sep 15th 2013 @ 10:36am

I appreciated Bill's couple of posts yesterday explaining his blogs and sentiments. I am still a little bit baffled however by the fridge and eating analogies although Bill said it doesn't have to be the example of resisting chocolate in the fridge that can illustrate avoidance of knee jerk reactions. I liked the fact that we should actually look at ourselves and the reasons we might react as we do to something someone says that makes us cross.
However I am still trying to work out the fridge examples, like today's blog. Also don't you think there may be many Moodscopers who have very bad debilitating food issues, eating disorders. I have never suffered from one but my sister has for years and years and I am an expert in Anorexia etc. through years of being the sibling and trying to make her eat. (It never worked) Anyway I'm going to stop this now. We are going out today thank fully as I think I'm getting too obsessed with fridges, knee jerk reactions saying the wrong things etc etc. Just failing to understand blogs not written in plain simple English. And actually today I am having a good day!!

Anonymous Sun, Sep 15th 2013 @ 11:41am

Nice one, Julia. Q: How do you get a fridge out of an elephant? A: You can't. He ate it, along with the writer.
There's nothing you can do that can't be done...

Julia Sun, Sep 15th 2013 @ 11:58am

Ha Ha!!
Ahh the Beatles! I can hear John Lennon's haunting voice as I write.

Julia Sun, Sep 15th 2013 @ 12:02pm

All You Need is Love

The Beatles

Lennon/McCartney

Love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love.
There's nothing you can do that can't be done.
Nothing you can sing that can't be sung.
Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game
It's easy.
There's nothing you can make that can't be made.
No one you can save that can't be saved.
Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you
in time - It's easy.

All you need is love, all you need is love,
All you need is love, love, love is all you need.
Love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love.
All you need is love, all you need is love,
All you need is love, love, love is all you need.
There's nothing you can know that isn't known.
Nothing you can see that isn't shown.
Nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be.
It's easy.
All you need is love, all you need is love,
All you need is love, love, love is all you need.
All you need is love (all together now)
All you need is love (everybody)
All you need is love, love, love is all you need.

Julia Sun, Sep 15th 2013 @ 12:05pm

I promise I am going out now; catching a train at 12.45 and not in my glad rags yet. Feel so much better though to know that the fridge has been eaten along with everything else and I am reminded of that lovely song. Thank you!

Anonymous Mon, Sep 16th 2013 @ 7:22pm

Julia, I hope you had a good day. I went for a private therapy session, missed a sales appointment and had others cancelled throughout the day. I got a phone call from a guy I'd met in Liverpool some weeks before. He'd jammed with me and a local musician in a pub just off Mathew Street. Tonight, my guitarist and me will play in a pub in Derby. I'm glad you liked the lyrics. Yellow Submarine is still sung badly in Primary Schools. Long may this continue. Love, Richard.

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